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Lee County Parks & Rec to host several Easter egg hunts

March 2, 2018
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Four Lee County Parks & Recreation Department sites will offer opportunities for children to put egg-hunting skills to the test in advance of Easter, which is April 1.

The days and locations for upcoming events are:

Saturday, March 10, South Fort Myers

The annual Easter Egg Hunt will be from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 10, at Wa-Ke Hatchee Recreation Center, 16760 Bass Road, Fort Myers. Children up to age 12, their families and friends are invited to the egg hunt and visit from the Easter Bunny. Bring a camera; refreshments will be provided. The egg hunt starts at 10:35 a.m., immediately following the bunny's arrival. Participation is $5 per child (cash only); adults can attend for free. For more information, call 239-432-2154.

Saturday, March 24, North Fort Myers

The North Fort Myers Community Park Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, March 24, in the park, 2000 North Recreation Park Way, North Fort Myers. Register online at by March 23. The event will feature an egg hunt for ages 10 and under, crafts, prizes and a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny. Cost is $5 per child. Donations and volunteers are needed. For more information, call 239-533-7200.

Saturday, March 31, Estero

Estero EGGStravaganza will begin at 8 a.m., Saturday, March 31, at Estero Recreation Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd. Pre-registration is required and begins March 1. Call the recreation center at 239-498-0415 or online at The egg hunt, crafts, refreshments and the opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny are for children age 12 and under. The cost is $5 per child. Bring your camera. The egg hunts begin at 9:30 a.m. Children will be arranged in three groups: ages 3 and under; ages 4 to 7 and 8 to 12. Each age group has the chance to find a prize egg, which wins them an Easter basket full of goodies. Registration will not be accepted the day of the event. This is an outdoor event, weather permitting. For more information, call the Estero Recreation Center at 239-498-0415.

Saturday, March 31, Lehigh Acres

Veterans Park Annual Colored Coconut Hunt will be held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 31, at the park, 55 Homestead Road, S., Lehigh Acres. Colored coconuts and candy-filled eggs will be hidden in designated areas of the recreation center park grounds. Activities include the egg hunt, games and face painting. The hunt will be broken in to four different age groups with colored coconuts and eggs in each patch. Age groups are: 2 and under; 3 to 5; 6 to 8; and 9 to 11. Prizes will be given for special eggs and different colored coconuts. The Easter Bunny will visit. Cost $5 per child. Advance registration is required and the event is limited to 125 participants. Arrive at 10 a.m. for check-in and the hunt will start at 10:30 a.m. Participants can register online at, at the Veterans Park Recreation Center or by calling 239-369-1521.

For additional information about the four Easter egg hunts and other Lee County Parks &?Recreation Department locations or facilities, upcoming activities and special events, please visit



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